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- Earl of Rosebery, Mentmore, illustré dans B. Descheemaeker, Emaux de Limoges de la Renaissance provenant de la collection de M. Hubert de Givenchy, Paris, 1994, no. 7 p. 41.
- Galerie J. Kugel, Paris
- Earl of Rosebery, Mentmore, illustrated in B. Descheemaeker, Emaux de Limoges de la Renaissance provenant de la collection de M. Hubert de Givenchy, Paris, 1994, no. 7 p. 41.
- Galerie J. Kugel, Paris.
Post Lot Text
A CIRCULAR PARCEL-GILT GRISAILLE ENAMEL PLATE REPRESENTING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER
WORKSHOP OF PIERRE REYMOND, CIRCA 1570-1580
The center with figures sowing seeds and ploughing, with houses and classical ruins in the background, the top of the scene decorated with a stylised lobster, inscribed to the bottom '.SEPTEMBRE.'; the scene framed with a decorated border of grotesque figures in stylised chariots and with the coat of arms of the family Chaspoux de Verneuil to the top, the reverse with a profile portrait of the Emperor Nero and framed by the inscription 'NERON. LE. CRVEL. SISZIEME. AMPEREUX', and with an outer border of foliate scroll-work; with a paper label to the reverse inscribed 'BERNHEIMER MUNCHEN/1864 gegr.'
For a note on the 'Chaspoux de Verneuil' service, see the final paragraph of the note to lot 534.